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Asian godfathers : money and power in Hong Kong and south-east Asia

Author: Joe Studwell
Publisher: London : Profile, 2007.
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The men who control the economies of S.E. Asia are unimaginably rich and powerful. They gamble at golf for US$2 million a hole. This is - for the first time ever - the explosive story of how they do it.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joe Studwell
ISBN: 9781861977014 1861977018
OCLC Number: 122284906
Description: xxx, 328 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Joe Studwell.

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The economies of Hong Kong and south-east Asia are dominated by forty or fifty families. Their interests range from banking to property, from shipping to sugar, from gambling to lumber. This study  Read more...

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